Administrative Counties

Regions, Counties, Districts and Cities: 

There are 9 official regions in England. They have been split up into administrative counties, which are used for local government but do not however replace the historic counties.

Districts with (unitary) after them are unitary authorities; districts that administer their own local government but are still geographically associated with that county.

Click on the links below to see our related posts. More links will be added as we travel around England.

1. North East:

County Durham Flag.svg

North-Yorkshire-Flag.jpg

  • North Yorkshire (part only)
    • Middlesbrough (unitary)
    • Redcar and Cleveland (unitary)
    • Stockton-on-Tees (south of the river Tees) (unitary)

Flag of Northumberland.svg

Flag of Tyne and Wear

2. North West:

County Flag of Cheshire.png

County Flag of Cumbria.svg

Unofficial County Flag of Greater Manchester.svg

FlagOfLancashire.svg

County Flag of Merseyside.png

3. Yorkshire and the Humber:

Yorkshire - East Riding flag.jpg

Flag of Lincolnshire.svg

  • Lincolnshire (part only)
    • North East Lincolnshire (unitary)
    • North Lincolnshire (unitary)

North-Yorkshire-Flag.jpg

4. East Midlands:

Derbyshire flag.svg

  • Derbyshire
    • Amber Valley
    • Bolsover
    • Chesterfield
    • Derby (unitary)
    • Derbyshire Dales
    • Erewash
    • High Peak
    • North East Derbyshire
    • South Derbyshire

County Flag of Leicestershire.png

Flag of Lincolnshire.svg

  • Lincolnshire (part only)
    • Boston
    • East Lindsey
    • Lincoln
    • North Kesteven
    • South Holland
    • South Kesteven
    • West Lindsey

County Flag of Northamptonshire.png

  • Northamptonshire
    • Corby
    • Daventry
    • East Northamptonshire
    • Kettering
    • Northampton
    • South Northamptonshire
    • Wellingborough

County Flag of Nottinghamshire.svg

  • Nottinghamshire
    • Ashfield
    • Bassetlaw
    • Broxtowe
    • Gedling
    • Mansfield
    • Newark & Sherwood
    • Nottingham (unitary)
    • Rushcliffe

Flag of Rutland.svg

5. West Midlands:

County Flag of Herefordshire.png

Flag of Shropshire.svg

County Flag of Staffordshire.png

County Flag of Warwickshire.svg

  • Warwickshire
    • North Warwickshire
    • Nuneaton & Bedworth
    • Rugby
    • Stratford-on-Avon
    • Warwick
      • Towns of Leamington Spa and Warwick.

File:Flag of the West Midlands County.svg

Worcestershire County Flag.jpg

6. East of England:

Flag of Bedfordshire.svg

  • Bedfordshire
    • Bedford (unitary)
    • Central Bedfordshire (unitary)
    • Luton (unitary)

Flag of Cambridgeshire.svg

Flag of Essex.svg

  • Essex
    • Basildon
    • Braintree
    • Brentwood
    • Castle Point
    • Chelmsford
    • Colchester
    • Epping Forest
    • Harlow
    • Maldon
    • Rochford
    • Southend-on-Sea (unitary)
    • Tendring
    • Thurrock (unitary)
    • Uttlesford

Hertsflag.jpg

  • Hertfordshire
    • Broxbourne
    • Dacorum
    • East Hertfordshire
    • Hertsmere
    • North Hertfordshire
    • St Albans
    • Stevenage
    • Three Rivers
    • Watford
    • Welwyn Hatfield

County Flag of Norfolk.svg

  • Norfolk
    • Breckland
    • Broadland
    • Great Yarmouth
    • King’s Lynn & West Norfolk
    • North Norfolk
    • Norwich
      • City of Norwich.
    • South Norfolk

Flag of Suffolk.svg

  • Suffolk
    • Babergh
    • Forest Heath
    • Ipswich
    • Mid Suffolk
    • St Edmundsbury
    • Suffolk Coastal
    • Waveney

7. London:

Flag of the City of London.svg

  • City of London
    • City of London (Part 1, Part 2).
    • London Underground
    • Docklands Light Railway 

Flag of Greater London.svg

8. South East:

County Flag of Berkshire (commercial version).png

  • Berkshire
    • Bracknell Forest (unitary)
    • Reading (unitary)
    • Slough (unitary)
    • West Berkshire (unitary)
    • Windsor & Maidenhead (unitary)
    • Wokingham (unitary)

Flag of Buckinghamshire.svg

  • Buckinghamshire
    • Aylesbury Vale
    • Chiltern
    • Milton Keynes (unitary)
    • South Bucks
    • Wycombe

The flag of East Sussex

  • East Sussex
    • Brighton & Hove (unitary)
    • Eastbourne
    • Hastings
    • Lewes
    • Rother
    • Wealden

Flag of Hampshire.svg

Flag of the Isle of Wight

Flag of Kent.svg

  • Kent
    • Ashford
    • Canterbury
    • Dartford
    • Dover
    • Gravesham
    • Medway (unitary)
    • Maidstone
    • Sevenoaks
    • Shepway
    • Swale
    • Thanet
    • Tonbridge & Malling
    • Tunbridge Wells

Proposed Flag of Oxfordshire.jpg

  • Oxfordshire
    • Cherwell
    • Oxford
    • South Oxfordshire
    • Vale of White Horse
    • West Oxfordshire

Surrey.svg

  • Surrey
    • Elmbridge
    • Epsom and Ewell
    • Guildford
      • Town of Guildford.
    • Mole Valley
    • Reigate and Banstead
    • Runnymede
    • Spelthorne
    • Surrey Heath
    • Tandridge
    • Waverley
    • Woking

9. South West:

City of Bristol Flag

Flag of Cornwall.svg

Flag of Devon.svg

Saint Wite's Cross.svg

Severn Cross.svg

Somerset Flag.svg

County Flag of Wiltshire.svg

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